Anyone can access the Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering and Tracking (SMART) webpage in order to perform a Montana sex offender search. All sex offenders staying or residing in Montana are required to register themselves; failure to do so is considered a felony. By performing a sex offender search, you can immediately access an offender’s name, address, date of birth, a list of their registered offenses, and their photograph. Searches may be performed either to locate an individual or to view a list of registered offenders known to be in a certain area.
Laws – §46-23-508
Step 1 – Access The Sex Offender Registry
Step 2 – Search by Name
To perform a search by name only, provide a first and/or last name into the “Standard” search window before clicking Search to view your results.
Step 3 – Search by Name and/or Zip Code
In the “Advanced” search window, beneath “Search by Name and/or Zip Code” select whether you would like to search all States/Territories/Indian Counties, a particular State/Territory, or a specific Indian County before providing the following offender information (as available):
- First and/or last name
- Zip code
Once you are ready, click Search by Name and/or Zip Code to proceed.
Step 4 – Search by Area
To perform a search of a radius relative to a given location, supply the information listed below before clicking Search by Address Radius.
Step 5 – View Search Results
After performing your search, you will immediately be given a list of results with each offender’s photograph, name/aliases, age, and address.